October 10, 2013
This year’s Sonoma County winegrape crop came in at average to above-average size with excellent flavor profiles that are lush, balanced and consistent, according to trade group Sonoma County Winegrowers.
September 9, 2013
Kathi Metro has joined Bank of Napa as executive vice president and chief credit officer. …
United Mechanical Incorporated announced Shannon Rund has joined its team as an account manager serving the North Bay, greater San Francisco and East Bay. …
The Community Child Care Council of Sonoma County’s Board of Directors announced two new members: Santa Rosa Police Department Captain Craig Schwartz and David Garcia. …
Marin General Hospital appointed Linda Lang as chief human resources officer, replacing Theresa Gianfortune, who retired. …
The Northern California Health Care Authority, a regional joint powers agency, appointed Kurt Hahn interim executive director. …
John Lowry announced his candidacy for the California Assembly in the North Coast’s second district, a seat currently held by Wesley Chesbro. …
Joining Frank Howard Allen Realtors in Sebastopol were Geoffrey Apple, Linda Sundheim, Jeanne Woods and Teresa Clark. …
Alex Ryan of Duckhorn Wine Company, Ning Zhang of Purlieu Wines, and Erle Martin of Crimson Wine Group, joined Sonoma State University’s Wine Business Institute Board of Directors. …
St. Francis Winery & Vineyards added winemaker Chris Louton plus Barbara Hawkins as new tasting room operations manager, Kelley Mingram as event coordinator and Erica Petersen as senior marketing specialist. …
Dana Estates appointed Jason Heller as national sales manager and Vanessa Conlin as sales and hospitality manager. …
Benovia Winery named Jen Walsh as its new assistant winemaker. …
August 14, 2013
The Business Journal on Wednesday announced a record 75 recipients for its eighth annual Best Places to Work.
More than 6,000 employees completed the required anonymous online satisfaction survey, and thousands of comments were collected in the process.
June 17, 2013
The Meritage Resort and Spa in south Napa received a 2013 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence award. …
California Sustainable Winegrowing Alliance certified St. Francis Winery & Vineyards. …
Marin Theatre Company received a two-year $350,000 challenge grant from an anonymous Marin couple. …
April 26, 2013
As Sonoma County’s political leaders continue to move forward with the process of setting up a county-wide public power agency, many in the business community are examining what the renewable energy-focused proposal would mean to their operations.
April 8, 2013
Wine companies largely are caught between escalating costs of production and mixed perceptions of how much of the rising costs the market for finished wine will bear. Those are among the topics five of the Bay Area’s innovative wine entrepreneurs are set to tackle at the Business Journal’s Wine Industry Conference on April 18.
They talked to the Business Journal about key drivers of cost and retail pricing, how they and markets are responding, and pricing impacts for exports and alternative sales channels.
February 6, 2012
Civil Engineering Santa Rosa-based 15000 Inc. hired Jacob Miller, a mechanical designer. Mr. Miller is a graduate of California State University, Chico and a current member of the American Society of Civil Engineers. He has volunteered his time with the Marin Municipal Water District shadowing the engineering design, drafting, surveying, and construction inspection departments. Commercial [...]
September 26, 2011
The Northern California Center for Well Being last week held its annual benefit, Celebration of Dreams, where Sonoma County health care professionals and officials were honored for their efforts in health and wellness.
August 22, 2011
See profiles of the Inaugural Business Journal 2011 CFO Recognition Awards winners.
August 15, 2011
I think we are going to see brands come and go even more quickly. It has become easier to create a brand and run with it as a fad, then turn it off and start another. I think we are going to see every major chain business or affiliated businesses (restaurants and stores) have their own brands and be looking to source those wines vs. buying name brand products.
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